We have been so overwhelmed by the response to Adam's Virtual Hug and the way it has been interpreted far and wide...thank you all so so much! 

Adam's Virtual Hug is an original artwork, created by Adam, to help us connect during times when it is hard to do so.  As we have some exciting plans to grow Adam's message in 2021, we have now copyrighted Adam's Virtual Hug (© Adam King, 2020). As such, we have strict licensing agreement around its use. 

For anybody looking to use Adam's artwork for commercial purposes, please get in touch with adventureswithadifference@gmail.com

Thank You!! 

Watch this space for lots of exciting updates!! #adamsvirtualhug 

ADAM's adventures continue! 

Adam was one of the stars of the RTÉ Late Late Toy Show. He shared his dreams of becoming a CAPCOM at NASA and his Virtual Hug © that allows us to stay connected even though we are apart! He also got to meet his friend John the Hospital Porter from Temple Street Children's Hospital in Dublin! 

ADAM meets chris hadfield

The Response from the space community in Ireland and beyond to Adam's dreams to one day work in NASA has been amazing. Commander Chris Hadfield reached out to Adam, and they had a wonderful conversation on the Late Late Show! 


Adventures With a Difference

    'A Sensational New Children's Book'
        by Author David King

Come on an adventure with a boy who is a little bit different... He goes for lots of hospital visits and uses special equipment to get around. These things help him to lead a happy life... ...But Really – here’s where the fun starts!


Reviews ............

 Amazing book  with an amazing message

This is such a great book with a fantastic message about an amazing young boy. Think this is so important to read to our young people!

I really enjoyed this book, it was both fun and inspiring.

Brilliantly illustrated , it blends the imaginative adventures of a young boy, born with a difference, with his real-life adventures in dealing with the challenges brought by that difference.

Parents and their children will love it and also learn from it.

An insightful children's story about the adventures of a child with additional need

An inspiring and insightful illustrated children's book about childhood as experienced by a child with additional needs. The vibrant illustrations on every page bring the story to life.

David and Adam tell their Story on Ireland AM





"But Really... Adventures With a Difference 

'Available Now'

At Easons & all Good Bookstores & Outlets


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What people have to say....

“This story sends a wonderful and needed message to children, parents,
friends and family members living with additional needs.
It reminds you that in the world of your imagination and with your
family and friends around you, anything is possible.”
Miriam O'Callaghan, TV & Radio Broadcast Journalist with RTE, Ireland’s Public Service Broadcaster


“This book aims to be inspiring and empowering -
I think time will show it achieves that aim very well.”
Dr. Mary Roche, creator of Critical Thinking & Book Talk approach

“When I read this book I said to myself – finally, here’s a book for a parent like me.”
Dr. Tom Clonan, Care advocate for disability

About the Author
David King is a father and works in education. He lives in East Cork, Ireland, with his wife Fiona and five children Danny, Katie, Robert, Adam and Sarah. He was inspired to write this story based on his son Adam who has a brittle bone condition. This is his first children’s picture book..
About the Illustrator
Jesse de la Cour is a contemporary Irish Artist from East Cork. She is a self-taught painter and illustrator. She has been living in Oldenburg in Germany since 2010. This is her second children’s picture book. http://www.jessedelacour.com/art/


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